MacMillan Center, Yale University

Fellowship ID:Yale-MCMC-ESCLATEST [#1999, ESC-LatEst]
Fellowship Title: Gita Padegs Research Fellowship at Yale for citizens of Estonia or Latvia
Location:New Haven, Connecticut 06520, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Humanities
Social Sciences
Appl Deadline:2013/01/15 finished (posted 2012/09/25, finished 2013/07/08, listed until 2013/02/12)

*** this fellowship has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Gita Padegs Research Fellowship at Yale for citizens of Estonia or Latvia

Yale University's Program in Baltic Studies invites applications for a research fellowship of variable duration (four to nine months during the 2013-14 academic year) in any field in the humanities or social sciences. Applicants may be pre- or post-doctoral, i.e., either a Ph.D. candidate or a post-doctoral scholar; applicants must be studying or working in a university or research institution in Estonia or Latvia. Only citizens of Estonia and Latvia may apply.

 Applicants who apply as post-doctoral fellows should have completed their Ph.D. before September 2013. After completion of the fellowship the recipient will be expected to return to his or her home country for a period of at least two years.

The Fellow will be expected to be in residence in New Haven, to participate in the activities of the Yale Baltic Studies Program, and to make at least one public presentation on campus during the period of the fellowship. The stipend will be based on the academic status of the Fellow and for 2013-2014 is expected to range between approximately $2,320 and $3,250 per month, plus fringe benefits such as health insurance.

The review of applications will begin on 15 January 2013. Only on-line submissions will be accepted. All application materials must be submitted in English. Please submit through Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Application Material Required:

  • All application materials must be submitted in English.
  • Cover letter, including proposed duration of the fellowship (between four and nine months), indicating clearly what months of the year and the rationale for the proposed period.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research statement (no more than 1000 words)
  • Two reference letters, one from the applicant's academic supervisor and one from an additional faculty member or appropriate administrator at the university or institute at which the applicant is affiliated. The reference letters should address the applicant's research and the broader significance of this research for higher education and research in the applicant's home country. These letters are to be submitted by the reference writers through the Academic Jobs Online site.
  • Proof of English language proficiency such as TOEFL score, IELTS score, or transcript from a previously-attended institution where the primary language of instruction is English

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
Further Info:
European Studies Council
The MacMillan Center
PO Box 208206
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520-8203

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